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Stay up-to-date on JRI Hospitality news and updates. As we continue to grow our brands in the United States, we will share information on our progress.
Freddy's Steakburger in Tucson, Arizona

JRI Hospitality Welcomes Newest Freddy’s Location in Tucson, Arizona

We recently celebrated the grand opening of our newest Freddy’s location in Tucson last week! We’re thrilled to have another wonderful JRI-owned restaurant added to the map.

Karrie Webb Wins LPGA Tournament at Salina Country Club

Salina Country Club— a JRI Hospitality owned property, proudly hosted the 2022 LPGA Senior Championship. Karrie Webb was crowned this year’s first-time Senior Champion! 
KWU check presentation in Salina, Kansas

JRI Hospitality Donates $65,000 to Kansas Wesleyan University

JRI's latest act of generosity arrived in the hands of Kansas Wesleyan University in the amount of $65,000, supporting a project aimed at enhancing KWU’s Mabee Arena. 
casa of troup county check presentation at Freddy's Frozen Custard in Georgia

Custard Sales Raise Money for CASA of Troup County

Freddy’s proves once again why they are both awesome at serving up unbeatable diner food and committed to community generosity with Freddy’s newest location in LaGrange, Georgia.
Jay Leno at a classic car event at The Garage in Salina, Kansas

The Garage Hosts Special Guest Jay Leno at Classic Car Event

The Garage's latest classic car event was filled with its iconic style and relics of automotive history with Jay Leno as the event’s special guest.
Child Advocacy and Parenting Services check presentation at The Original Grande

Burritos and Sanchos for Child Advocacy and Parenting Services

We've had a fiesta-worthy few months since The Original Grande officially opened its Salina restaurant in late March. Even better than that, their campaign to raise funds for Child Advocacy and Parenting Services (CAPS) had an overwhelming response.
Wichita's Littlest Heroes check presentation at Mokas Cafe

A Successful Event for Wichita’s Littlest Heroes

Mokas Cafe located in the Delano District of Wichita officially opened in late February to much excitement. Even better than that, their partnership to raise funds for Wichita’s Littlest Heroes was a huge success.
A row of Salina Country Club's lemon bars from the pastry program

Salina Country Club is Proud to Launch New Pastry Program

Salina Country Club is excited to announce our new pastry program, where members and non-members can enjoy our delicious array of baked goods.
Annika Sörenstam taking a golf swing

Salina Country Club Will Host Golf Legend Annika Sorenstam at Senior LPGA Championship

JRI Hospitality and the Salina Country Club will be hosting the Senior LPGA Championship featuring Annika Sörenstam, a 10-time LPGA major champion and arguably one of the greatest female golfers in the sport's history.
People standing in front of the LaGrange, Texas Freddys

JRI Hospitality Has Officially Opened a Freddy’s in LaGrange, Georgia

JRI Hospitality is happy to announce Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has come to LaGrange, Georgia. Learn more about the new location here!
Mokas Cafe ribbon cutting opening at Wichita, Kansas

We’re Excited to Announce the Opening of Mokas Cafe in Wichita, Kansas

The Mokas Cafe Delano location in Wichita, Kansas will officially be open on Sunday, February 27th! Read about the opening in our blog post here.
The Original Grande staff standing in front of the Salina, Kansas location

The Original Grande in Salina, Kansas is Officially Open!

After much anticipation and excitement, JRI Hospitality is excited to announce that The Original Grande is officially open in Salina, Kansas. Learn more here!
Mike Goll accepting his award at the JRI Hall of Fame

We Are Proud to Present the JRI Hospitality Hall of Fame

JRI Hospitality is proud to announce and launch its very own Hall of Fame to honor those who go above and beyond for our community. Learn more about it here!
An interior shot of The Farmhouse with the logo in the center

The Farmhouse Will Be Temporarily Closed for Renovations

JRI Hospitality is excited to announce new renovations and a farm-to-table concept to push The Farmhouse Forward. Learn more about the renovations here.
JRI Freddy's Frozen Custard & Burgers cheeseburger and fries at Loganville, Georgia

JRI is Excited to Open a Freddy’s in Loganville, Georgia

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers continues to expand its presence across the U.S. JRI is excited to bring the fast-casual chain into Loganville, GA!
exterior shot of The Farmhouse restaurant in Abilene, Kansas

Introducing The Farmhouse: JRI’s New Hometown Eatery

We’re proud to introduce The Farmhouse, your spot for home-cooked eats and authentic service. Learn more about the hometown eatery here!
One of the Freddy's locations JRI purchased

JRI Purchased Four Pennsylvania Freddy’s Restaurants

JRI Hospitality is happy to announce that we’re expanding into new territory. We've purchased four Pennsylvania Freddy's. Learn more about the acquisition here!
The Chompie's logo in front of a pile of Cragel Bagels

Chompie’s Opens Its Largest Location to Date

Chompie’s new 32nd and Cactus location has launched phase one of its opening on Wednesday, November 3rd where you can enjoy all of your deli favorites!
JRI Hospitality Logo on a Pines Tennis Court

JRI Hospitality Has Purchased The Pines Tennis Park in Salina, Kansas

Earlier this year, we purchased The Salina Country Club to expand our hospitality footprint. Recently, we acquired The Pines Tennis Park to expand it further.
A exterior shot of what the JRI Hospitality Freddy's frozen custard & steakburger location will look like

JRI Hospitality Officially Opens Freddy’s Drive-Thru Prototype in Salina

JRI Hospitality is proud to share that we’ve opened a new Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers location in Salina, Kansas. Learn about the new concept here!
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers fries and dip in Marietta, Georgia

We’re Excited to Open Our Second Freddy’s Location in Marietta, Georgia

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers continues to expand its presence across the United States. We're excited to announce the opening of our Marietta location.
JRI Hospitality presenting a check to the University for their golf and tennis program

Salina Country Club Supports University Golf and Tennis Program with $40,000 Donation

Recently, The Salina Country Club and its parent company, JRI Hospitality, have made a $40,000 donation to the university’s incredible golf and tennis programs.
A perfomance stage inside the Smoky Hill River Festival

JRI Hospitality is Excited to See You at The Smoky Hill River Festival

The Smoky Hill River Festival, one of Salina’s beloved festival jams, is coming back this year and JRI is proud to be a part of it. Learn about it here!
Construction Helmets lined up in front of a Mokas Cafe Coming soon sign in Wichita, Kansas

Mokas Cafe is Expanding its Presence in Wichita, Kansas

As part of our expansion strategy, we're excited to share with you Mokas Cafe is opening a new location in Wichita, Kansas. Learn more about the news here!
JRI Hospitality Logo in front of the Wichita, Kansas skyline

JRI Hospitality Continues to Grow With Its New Wichita, Kansas Office

We're proud to announce JRI Hospitality is expanding its corporate presence in Wichita, Kansas. Read more about this exciting expansion in this article.
JRI Hospitality and Salina Country Club Logo in front of the country club golf course

JRI Hospitality is Excited to Bring its Expertise to Salina Country Club

The Salina Country Club has been one of Salina, Kansas’s most respected institutions for over 100 years. JRI is proud to honor it's history with our services.
A tray of fries and a Vienna Hot Dog at one of the 5 new JRI Freddy's locations

JRI Hospitality Has Acquired 5 Freddy’s Locations Across Nevada and California

JRI hospitality has purchased five Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburger locations in Nevada and California. Learn about the exciting developments here!
A Newnan Georgia Freddy's Employee working behind the counter

Welcome Newnan, Georgia to Our Network of Freddy’s Locations

The wait is over. JRI Hospitality is happy to announce Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has come to Newnan, Georgia. We're excited to share the details!
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers logo in front of burger and onions

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Breaks Ground on New Prototype in Salina, Kansas

JRI Hospitality is proud to announce that we have broken ground on a new prototype for Salina’s new Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers restaurant.
Senor Grande in front of a plate of nachos from the Original Grande in Abilene, Kansas

JRI Hospitality Purchases Taco Grande To Expand The Original Grande

JRI Hospitality has purchased Abilene, KS's Taco Grande to convert it into one of its The Original Grande restaurants. Learn more about the purchase here.
The Mr. K's Logo in front of a collage of it's food

JRI Hospitality Purchases Historic Mr. K’s Farmhouse Restaurant

Mr. K's Farmhouse has a rich, respected history in Abilene, KS. JRI Hospitality is proud to continue its legacy by offering delicious food and cordial service.
A table of Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers food in Newnan, Georgia

JRI Hospitality is Excited to Bring Freddy’s to Newnan, Georgia

JRI Hospitality is happy to announce the addition of Newnan, GA, to the network of communities Freddy’s will serve. Read about the details and what to expect!
A concept of the interior of a grocery store

JRI is Proud to Introduce Chompie’s New Dining Experience

JRI Hospitality and Chompie’s are developing a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Read on to learn more about this innovative restaurant concept.
A group of Freddy's staff members

Freddy’s is one of America’s Best Places for Customer Service

While 2020 has been a hard year for us all, many people have visited their favorite stores and restaurants to escape these trying times.
Freddy's restaurant exterior at Zanesville, OH

Meet the best fast food joint in each state

Here is a great article from Guilty Eats mentioning Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers as the best fast food joint in Kansas.
Four people holding a gift in a Freddy's

Congratulations to JRI’s 2018 Manager of the Year

We would like to take a moment to congratulate JRI’s 2018 Manager of the Year Award – Jazmin Medrano from Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Hays, KS!
JRI Hospitality CEO & Founder, Jason Ingermanson

Meet Jason Ingermanson of Freddy’s in Atlanta

A great article introducing our Founder and CEO, Jason Ingermanson, to the Atlanta market where JRI is expanding quickly with Freddy’s restaurants.
A group of Whittier Elementary School students and staff accepting a donation from Freddy's

Freddy’s Partnering with Urban Farm to Support Local Schools in Phoenix

JRI-managed Freddy’s stores in the Phoenix area to work with Urban Farm to donate 15 fruit trees that were planted at Whittier Elementary School on March 31st.
Freddy's exterior restaurant in Dawsonville, GA

New Freddy’s Opening in Dawsonville, GA

JRI Management and the TGC Development Group are proud to announce the opening of a new Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers in Dawsonville, GA on Sunday, June 21st.